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  • May 8, 2013
  • • 7:30 PM
  • • Red Bull Arena, Harrison, New Jersey
  • Referee: H. Grajeda
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MLS Preview: New York Red Bulls - Montreal Impact

MLS Preview: New York Red Bulls - Montreal Impact

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The winner of this game could take the top spot in the Eastern Conference. Currently four teams are tied for that spot.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
New York Red Bulls (4-4-2): Robles; Barklage, Holgersson, Olave, Pearce; Alexander, Juninho, Cahill, Steele; Espindola, Henry.

Injury Report:

OUT: Ian Christianson (R Foot Injury), Digao (Heel injury), Dax McCarty (R Quadriceps Strain)

QUESTIONABLE: Ryan Meara (hip surgery recovery)
Montreal Impact (4-4-2): Perkins; Brovsky, Ferrari, Camara, Iapchino; Romero, Martins, Bernier, Mapp; Paponi, Di Vaio.

Injury Report:

OUT: Davy Arnaud (Concussion-like symptoms), Alessandro Nesta (R groin strain), Daniele Paponi (R hamstring strain), Andrea Pisanu (R quad strain), Nelson Rivas (L knee surgery)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • These two teams are two of four Eastern Conference sides crowding the top of the table on 17 points. Montreal is third, behind Columbus on goals scored. New York is fourth on goal difference.
  • If this game has a winner, that team could finish the night in possession of the top spot, especially with a big win that puts goal difference in its favor.
  • New York has allowed 13 goals, the worst defensive record of any team currently occupying a playoff spot. It has, however, scored 16 goals, an MLS best.
  • Montreal striker Marco Di Vaio has put more of his shots on goal than any other player in MLS, 17.
  • New York has been flagged offside 38 times this season, more than any other club. Montreal is second, with 35.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

New York RB

Montreal Impact

Wins
3
1
1
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

New York Red Bulls NY
New York Red Bulls New York RB
Draw
Montreal Impact MON
Montreal Impact Montreal Impact
25%
25%
50%

Top 3 Predictions

New York Red Bulls NY
0 - 2
Montreal Impact MON
New York Red Bulls NY
1 - 1
Montreal Impact MON
New York Red Bulls NY
0 - 1
Montreal Impact MON

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